Maersk Lured by $1.5 Trillion Asia-Africa Trade

Maersk Lured by $1.5 Trillion Asia-Africa Trade

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A record surge in trade between Asia and Africa to as much as $1.5 trillion by 2020 is prompting companies including AP Moeller-Maersk A/S and Deutsche Post AG to expand shipping links between the continents.